The Last Federation
is now available via digital distribution, offering a
Windows, OS X, and Linux grand-strategy game from Arcen Games (AI War: Fleet
Last Federation website
has links to get the game during its launch sale, as
well as details and videos to show what it's all about. Here's a handy summary:
From the creators of AI War: Fleet Command comes an all-new grand
strategy title with turn-based tactical combat, set in a deep simulation of an
entire solar system and its billions of inhabitants. You are the last of a
murdered race, determined to unify or destroy the 8 others. But you must work
from the shadows, using superior technology.
TLF will become available at various times today on Steam, Humble Store, GOG,
GamersGate, Green Man Gaming, as well as direct from ArcenGames.com. Carrying a
$19.99 standard tag, the game will be offered at 25% off for the first week --
bringing the price down to just $14.99 until April 25th.
- Turn-based tactical combat, with up to 5 factions
competing at once.
- Extremely deep simulation of an entire solar
system and its billions of inhabitants. Even just watching everything unfold
in Observer mode is entertaining, as nations rise and fall.
- New-player-friendly ramp-up of complexity as you
play, which you can disable if you're already a veteran.
- Eight races each have very distinct personalities
and attributes. Each one even has its own completely unique political
- Difficulty levels split between the grand strategy
and turn-based combat portions of the game, both ranging from quite casual
to incredibly hardcore.
- Save and reload your game with ease any time, or
tough it out in ironman mode.
- Composer Pablo Vega's best soundtrack to date,
featuring 54 minutes of music and the vocal finale "Lay Down Your Arms."
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in a teaser for an
upcoming clip that will offer a detailed multi-channel look at the upcoming
asymmetrical multiplayer game from Turtle Rock Studios. There's not much to this
clip, but the upcoming interactive video it promotes will have gameplay from the
point-of-view of each of the five participants as well as a commentary track. Continue here to read the full story
Holy Saturday! No, I'm not doing my Robin impression... I looked up what to call
the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, and that turned out to be the
answer. I also Googled "maundy," which turns out to be the ritual of foot
washing, so now I have that question answered (and apparently Maundy Thursday
can also be called Holy Thursday too, following the Holy Week theme).